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609 Possible Causes for Confusion, Meningioma, Neck Stiffness

  • Brain Neoplasm

    neck. 8 The headache associated with a tumor is classically thought of as severe, worse in the morning, and occurring with nausea and vomiting.[aafp.org] What is a Meningioma?[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] (33%), motor deficits in 3 (33%), language difficulties in 2 (22%), sensory deficits in 2 (22%), visual field deficits in 2 (22%), psychiatric manifestations in 2 (22%), confusion[thefreelibrary.com]

  • Meningioma

    We treat both brain and spine meningiomas. Brain Meningiomas Most meningiomas occur in the brain.[mountsinai.org] Extradural meningiomas tend to show more aggressive features than intradural meningiomas and are often confused with malignant neoplasms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The unusual features of the case include the location of the tumor, patient age, the erosion of the vertebra, and the confusing neuroradiological features.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    See How Neck Pain and Headache Can Occur Together Stiff neck.[spine-health.com] […] including lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma intracranial involvement with Erdheim Chester disease[radiopaedia.org] Other symptoms are nausea, vomiting, inability to look bright lights, confusion, irritability and confusion. In babies, there will be a characteristic high-pitched cry.[symptoma.com]

  • Meningeal Carcinomatosis

    A 60-year-old, nonsmoking woman developed cephalgia and neck stiffness.[academic.oup.com] We describe the case of a 26-year-old man who presented with a clinical and radiologic impression of multifocal meningioma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 36-year-old woman presented with headache, multiple cranial nerve palsies, visual hallucinations, confusion, hemiparesis, hemihipoestesia, episodes of disconnection, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Absence of neck stiffness did not rule out CABM and special attention should be given to patients with pneumonia and the elderly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningioma - X-ray for tumor presence. Meningismus - history of non-CNS viral disease ( a non-infective state resembling meningitis). Tetanus - trismus, clean mentation.[atsu.edu] Fever was the most common presenting sign/symptom, observed in 8 patients, followed by otalgia, neck stiffness, headache, and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fungal Meningitis

    Symptoms to look for: headache fever nausea stiff neck sensitivity to bright lights hallucinations blurred speech See When Is a Stiff Neck Serious?[spine-health.com] A 69-year-old woman who died 6 weeks post-operatively following a meningioma resection is reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] types of meningitis, and include: a fever, stiff neck, severe headache, photophobia (sensitivity to light), nausea and vomiting, and altered mental status (drowsiness or confusion[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Meningeal Disorder

    If you have viral meningitis, symptoms may include fever, light sensitivity, headache, and a stiff neck.[hopkinsmedicine.org] A meningioma that previously had been operated on, with surrounding edema MRI image of a meningioma with contrast Meningiomas are visualized readily with contrast CT, MRI[en.wikipedia.org] The vertebral canal (aka spinal canal, aka the spinal cavity) should not be confused with the epidural space, the space lying within the vertebral canal but outside the dura[study.com]

  • Malignant Meningeal Lymphoma

    Pain is often prominent and can present as neck stiffness, localized spinal tenderness or radicular discomfort that radiates from the spine into an arm or leg ( Table 3 ).[aafp.org] What is a Meningioma?[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] Much of the unfortunate confusion concerning the neoplastic lesions attributed to "microglia" and other derivations of the RE system arose because their close relationship[books.google.com]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    When this happens, hydrocephalus, stiff neck, head tilt, and weakness may result.[healthcommunities.com] What is a Meningioma?[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] Patient described 2 types of spells: the first type consisted of staring spells lasting from a few seconds to a few minutes and they were associated with confusion, but no[austinpublishinggroup.com]

  • Meningeal Tuberculosis

    A sudden decrease in visual acuity with papilledema, bilateral sixth nerve palsies, and neck stiffness developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sarcoid or lymphomatous lesions simulating meningioma may decrease in size with steroids [ 23 ].[em-consulte.com] Fever and headache are the cardinal features; confusion is a late feature and coma bears a poor prognosis. Meningism is absent in a fifth of patients with TB meningitis.[en.wikipedia.org]

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